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Our Team

Below are the descriptions of our dental team, designed to familiarize you with our team's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Aaron Stump, D.D.S. 

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Charlottesville, VA Dentist

Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry

Aaron Stump Dentist in Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Stump graduated from the Indiana School of Dentistry in 2010. He graduated with a Research Honors Certificate and was inducted to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honor society. From there he completed his 2 year pediatric dental residency at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and served as his program's Chief Resident. After residency he and his wife (Lauren Stump, D.D.S.), moved to Charlottesville. He joined Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry in 2012. In his spare time he loves hiking, biking, and running in the Blue Ridge. You can see him most weekends along the Rivanna River enjoying the outdoors with his family.

 

Professional Affiliations


Taylor Smith D.D.S. 

Board Eligible

Smith

A Richmond, Virginia native, Dr. Taylor Smith DDS earned an undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Virginia. He then returned to his hometown of RVA to complete his dental education at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry. After Dental School, he completed his pediatric and special needs residency at the renowned Children’s Hospital Colorado, where he served as the program’s Chief Resident.

In his spare time, you can find Dr. Smith and his wife, Courtney, enjoying live music at the Pavilion or dinner at their favorite restaurant, The Local. Dr. Smith is an avid UVA sports fan and was lucky enough to get tickets to see the UVA Men’s Basketball team win their first ever national championship. Go Hoos! Dr. Smith also enjoys hiking, skiing, fly fishing, camping, and basically doing anything in the outdoors.

 


Jennifer Dixon, D.D.S. 

Board Certified Pediatric Dentist

Charlottesville, VA Dentist

Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry

Jennifer Dixon Dentist in Charlottesville, VA

Dr. Dixon grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and graduated from Salem High School in 1995. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in 1999, from The College of William and Mary, where she majored in Biology, minored in Chemistry. In 2003, she graduated cum laude from the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry. Dr. Dixon continued her education at MCV, where she earned her specialty certificate in pediatric dentistry and her Master of Science degree in 2005. Dr. Dixon is a recipient of the prestigious Richard Pugh Award. She was recognized at the 2006 Annual American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Meeting for scoring in the top 3% in the country on her Pediatric Board Exam.

Dr. Dixon is happily married to her high school sweetheart Mark S. Dixon. Dr. Dixon and her husband are the loving parents of Kate and Emma. In her spare time, Dr. Dixon enjoys cooking, entertaining family and friends, and taking her daughters on playdates.

Research

Dr. Dixon did her undergraduate dental research in the Department of Oral Craniofacial Molecular Biology.  Her research was titled The Genetic Analysis of Streptococcus parasanguis fim A.  The focus of this research was to develop a vaccine to help protect patients against developing bacterial endocarditis.

Dr. Dixon’s master’s thesis was on Child’s Temperament and Conscious Sedation Outcomes.  Her work in sedation dentistry has enabled her to understand and appreciate the unique relationship between child temperament and sedation outcomes.

Professional Affiliations


Our Team

Brooke

Brooke 

Brooke has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2017. Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband Bud and son Kaleo. In her spare time she enjoys snow boarding at Snow Shoe, wake boarding at Smith Mountain Lake, and gardening.

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Little Mermaid
  3. Favorite Ice Cream: Butter Pecan
  4. Favorite Restaurant: The Fitzroy on the Downtown Mall
  5. Favorite Music: Americana/ Indie Rock
  6. Favorite Flower: Hydrangea & Peony
Kelly

Kelly

Kelly has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2016. She is a proud mom to a sweet kitty cat, named Kitty. She likes spending time at home watching "I Love Lucy" and "Jeopardy".

  1. Favorite Color: Green
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: UP
  3. Favorite Ice Cream: Banana Split
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Maggiano's
  5. Favorite Music: Everything!
  6. Favorite Flower: Tulips & Poppy Flowers
Hannah

Kathleen

Kathleen has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2019. She graduated from James Madison University in 2018 and is working towards her masters in health communication. In her spare time she enjoys hiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway, biking around town, and running with her German Shepherd Daisy.

  1. Favorite Color: Lavender
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Hunchback of Notre Dame
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Brownie Batter Milkshake from Klines
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Lime Leaf
  5. Favorite Music: Indie and Alternative
  6. Favorite Flower: Violets
Hannah

Lia

Lia has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2019. Lia moved to Charlottesville in 2013. She has a degree in psychology from the University of Colorado in Boulder. She and her husband are passionate about animals and plan to adopt many more rescues throughout their lives.

  1. Favorite Color: Olive Green
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Flight of the Navigator
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Vinny's
  5. Favorite Music: Industrial
  6. Favorite Flower: Black Dahlia
Suzi

Suzi

Suzi has been in the dental field since 2005. She is a mother to her son Jonas. In her spare time she enjoys reading, fishing around Charlottesville, and spending one on one time with her son.

  1. Favorite Color: Teal
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Peter Pan
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Reese Peanutbutter Cup
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Plaza Azteca
  5. Favorite Music: Country & Christian
  6. Favorite Flower: Hyacinth
Dana

Dana

Dana has worked for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2012. She comes from a large family and has always loved interacting and caring for small children. In her spare time she likes spending time outdoors and driving the back roads in her Jeep Wrangler.

  1. Favorite Color: Lime Green
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Moana
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Moose Tracks
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Texas Road House
  5. Favorite Music: Country
  6. Favorite Flower: Tulips
Carestin

Carestin

Carestin has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2015. She is married to her high school sweet heart Kentry. They have 2 adorable dogs, Rocco and Oakley. In her spare time she enjoys getting her nails done, going to Bible study and playing with her dogs.

  1. Favorite Color: Navy
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Finding Nemo
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Cookie Dough
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Texas Roadhouse
  5. Favorite Music: Christian
  6. Favorite Flower: Daisy
Hannah

Hannah

Hannah has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2017. She is married to her best friend Cameron, has two dogs Kipp and Rowan. In her spare time she likes to craft, cook and spend time with her family.

  1. Favorite Color: Coral
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Finding Nemo
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Strawberry
  4. Favorite Restaurant: ChopHouse
  5. Favorite Music: Country
  6. Favorite Flower: Daisy
Hannah

Skyler

Skyler has been working for Charlottesville Pediatric Dentistry since 2018. Skyler graduated from Radford University in 2017. She recently got engaged to her high school sweetheart and is planning her dream wedding. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her loved ones especially her two fur babies Hannah and Sugar.

  1. Favorite Color: Purple
  2. Favorite Disney Movie: Snow White
  3. Favorite Ice cream: Vanilla with Rainbow Sprinkles
  4. Favorite Restaurant: Sushi King and Made in Asia
  5. Favorite Music: Country
  6. Favorite Flower: Sunflower